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Kidney stones sideline ZZ Top tour
ZZ Top has to stop. The rock band's tour is being pushed back because bassist Dusty Hill has to undergo surgery. Their publicist sent this statement: "ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill is slated to undergo surgery to remove two kidney stones this week ... [...]
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Kidney Stone Risk Creeps North as Climate Changes
In a study published earlier this month in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, Tasian and his collaborators reported that higher average daily temperatures increased the relative risk of forming kidney stones. The results indicate that the ... [...]
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'Our Daddy Needs a Kidney' Photo Helping Cop Find Donor
He didn't want them to think he wasn't capable,” Kristi explains to Yahoo Health. The couple met 14 years ago when Kristi was a server at a restaurant that Raleigh visited regularly. They married in 2004 and have two daughters, Delaini, 4, and 2-year ... [...]
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Chronic kidney disease and support provided by home care services: a …
Chronic diseases, such as chronic kidney disease (CKD), are growing in incidence and prevalence, in part due to an aging population. Support provided through home care services may be useful in attaining a more efficient and higher quality care for CKD ... [...]
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Dispenser training turns to chronic kidney disease
It is easy to think of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in terms of older people lying in a hospital bed hooked up to a gently whirring dialysis machine. But, in fact, CKD can be present in around half of people aged over 75 years and with careful ... [...]
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KYW reporter goes for the gold at the Transplant Games
... in the Transplant Games of America, an Olympics-style event for people who have donated or received an organ. In 2006, Melwert stepped in to give his aunt Jean DelMuto, who had polycystic kidney disease, one of his kidneys. "We're all here for the ... [...]
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Mom with incurable kidney disease defies all odds to make NFL cheerleader …
A 40-year-old mother-of two-has scored herself the prized position of an NFL cheerleader, beating out competitors half her age to join the New Orleans Saintsations. Kriste Lewis, from Hattiesburg, Mississippi, was diagnosed with polycystic kidney ... [...]
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Georgia police officer searching for kidney transplant match
For the past 10 years, his kidney function has been going downhill. Kristi says she knew it was a problem and would constantly ask him about his labs, to which he would reply, 'They're fine.' However, earlier this year Kristi received the shock of a ... [...]
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Global Hospital Infection Therapeutics Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share …
Infections of surgical wounds, urinary tract infections and lower respiratory infections are the most common nosocomial infections. These pathogens have a high degree of resistance to antibiotic treatments. The common sources of nosocomial infection ... [...]
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Thousands Run TCF Bank Stadium Stairs For Cancer Research
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Fundraisers went to new heights Saturday morning in an effort to raise money for cancer research. More than a thousand people ran the stairs at TCF Bank Stadium in the “Climb 4 Kidney Cancer” race. Kidney cancer is one of the ... [...]
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Metabolic enzyme stops progression of most common type of kidney cancer
Clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC), the most frequent form of kidney cancer, is characterized by elevated glycogen (a form of carbohydrate) and fat deposits in affected kidney cells. This over-storage of lipids causes large clear droplets to ... [...]
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Beloved Bagley eases back into coaching after receiving new kidney
Consider this: A day after receiving a new kidney, Bagley was in a hospital room mobilizing his Bloomfield Hills Swim and Tennis Club swim team's lineup for an important season-ending Northwest Suburban Swim League dual meet that evening against rival ... [...]
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Live kidney donors face 'pointless' insurance troubles
Healthy living kidney donors often face pointless post-donation hurdles when seeking or changing health or life insurance, according to results of a new study by Johns Hopkins researchers. "Living donors are some of the healthiest people in the United ... [...]
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Health Alert: Kidney donors getting life insurance
(CBS)- A new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation finds some kidney donors have difficulty getting new health and life insurance. Researchers found among about 400 donors who tried to change health insurance, 27 had trouble, and ... [...]
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American Kidney Fund Supports Bi-Partisan Legislation to Improve the …
The American Kidney Fund today announced its support for the Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act (H.R. 4814), a vital piece of legislation that will improve the health of Americans who are living with, or at risk for ... [...]
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Correction: Halton Kidney Walk is Sept. 20
The Kidney Foundation's goal is to support those affected by kidney disease through education, patient support programs, such as the Kidney Connect Peer Support program, advocacy, and by funding research to improve understanding of kidney disease ... [...]
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Kidney Stones, Especially in Women, Can Lead to Dialysis Treatment; Therefore …
Women who have a history of kidney stones are at increased for chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a recent article in Renal-and-urology-news. Dr. Simon Allen in his interview to The Panorama in July 2014 explains risks of common kidney stones ... [...]
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